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[Bloys Cabins]
This photograph shows a long, blue building with a porch in front of some low hills. On the left side of the photograph, there are two other blue buildings and a third on the far right, all only partially visible. In the foreground, the area appears to be covered in rocky gravel with scattered scrub; the hills are covered in small trees and bushes. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Present cabins." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40047/
Bloys Camp-Meeting
This report discusses the history of the Bloys Camp-Meeting from its founding by Brother Bloys up through the time that the report was written (1964) with the use of first-hand accounts. The report is handwritten in ink on lined notebook paper texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40213/
[Bloys Campground]
This photograph shows a large, open field filled with short grass. In the distance, there are trees and what appear to be buildings on the right, at the base of a hill. There are other mountains in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Bloys in 1907." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40010/
Bloys Campmeet Pageant
This photograph shows a large group of people standing in a semi-circle under a tree. The people are all dressed up in fancy clothing or pioneer-style clothing. In the back, there are ten women and one man of various ages, but all relatively young, as well as five young children in the front. It appears to be nighttime. There are several handwritten notes on the back. The first notes give these names: "1. Jean Shannon," "4. Sue Johnson," "5. Chere Livingston," "6. Lois Burns," "10. Sargie Ruth Jones." Additionally, there are notes that say, "Re-enactment" and "Bloys Campmeet Pageant." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39998/
Bloys Campmeeting
This paper focuses primarily on Reverend William Benjamin Bloys and how he ended up starting the annual camp meeting. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39990/
[Bloys Campmeeting]
In this photograph, a group of 13 people (including two children) are standing in front of trees. All of the men and most of the women are wearing hats (and/or bonnets). At the bottom of the photograph there are several handwritten labels: "S. N. B., G. N. Bogel, Jessie B. H. [...] H. J. H. Jr., Eda Jenkins Hubbard, and W. W. Bogel" From left to right, there are: a woman in a white dress with dark-colored sleeves (S. N. B.); a man in a white shirt and bow-tie wearing dark glasses; a second woman in a white dress next to a younger woman wearing a darker-colored dress and bonnet and behind them there is a man wearing a white shirt and tie; a woman in a white dress with a dark pin at the collar holding the hand of a very young boy, also in white, and standing next to a slightly older boy in white with a square collar; a man (directly behind the boys) who appears to be wearing a uniform; two women in white dresses; another man in uniform; and an older man (W. W. Bogel) with a moustache who has something tucked into the waist of his slacks. Directly behind the men to the right, there is some sort of covered vehicle (a buggy or automobile). A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Bloys Camp Meeting circa 1913/1916." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40159/
Bloys Campmeeting, 1980-1973
This pamphlet gives an overview of the origins of the Bloys Campmeetings as well as the services available at the 1973 service. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39978/
Bloys Campmeeting Association
This pamphlet gives an overview of the origins of the Bloys Campmeetings as well as the services available at the 1970 service. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39977/
[Bloys Memorial Monument]
This photograph shows a building with a large, white stone monument in front, surrounded by a black fence. To the far left, there are several trees and what appears to be a hill in the distance. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Stone monument to Rev. Bloys." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40023/
[Bloys Memorial Monument]
This photograph shows the Bloys Memorial Monument, which is a tall, white shaft made of stone. The monument is surrounded by a short, black fence and stands directly in front of a building with several windows. To the left side of the photograph, a telephone pole and lines are partially visible and there is a large tree to the right side of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40001/
[Bloys Memorial Monument]
This photograph focuses on a tall, white stone monument in front of a large building with a patio. The monument is in an area enclosed by a black fence and there are plants growing within, including some that appear to be rose bushes. To the far right, a tree is partially visible in the foreground. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Monument at Bloys." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40018/
Blue Mountain
This photograph shows a mountain in the distance. In the foreground, there appears to be the edge of an unpaved road and telephone wires up above. Between the road and the mountain, there is a flat area covered in desert scrub. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Blue Mountain west of Ft. Davis Tex. June 1929 by H. A. King." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40167/
[Bluebonnets along Casa Piedra road]
1971 picture of Texas Bluebonnets, trees, and landscape on a road in Casa Piedra. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39770/
[Bob and Erin Carr in East Texas]
Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas yard in 1957. The couple is surrounded by tall wildflowers. Erin Carr is standing to the left of Bob Carr. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39774/
[Bob and Erin Carr in their East Texas home]
Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas yard. Bob Carr is pending down on one knee and Erin Carr is bending to the side. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39773/
[Bob Carr in early 1920]
Photograph of Bob Carr smoking a pipe in the 1920s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39776/
[Bob Carr wearing a cowboy hat]
Photograph of Bob Carr, circa 1930. He is wearing a cowboy hat and a three-piece suit and is standing in a barren field. Behind him are wooden boxes and a large wooden scaffold. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39775/
[Body of water at Big Bend National Park surrounded by buildings and hills]
View of a body of water at Big Bend National Park. To the right of the water are various buildings and structures. To the left, grasses, bushes, and sparse hills dominate the photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39622/
[Bogel Brothers]
This photograph is a portrait of the four Bogel brothers in Germany. All four are wearing suits with bowties including vests and watch chains. In the center of the photograph, there is a decorative end table with books and other objects on top of it. Two of the brothers are standing behind the table, leaning on some of the items, and the other two are sitting in ornate chairs to either side of the table. They are standing in front of a wall with decorative moulding. A related source names them from left to right: Theodore, Gustave, August, and William (father of William Woodwoorth Bogel). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40127/
[Bogel Family Portrait]
In this photograph, the Bogel family is posing together for a portrait. The parents are sitting in the front row, flanked by two of their children, and the other five children are standing in the back row. The men are all wearing dark suits with neck- or bowties. Mrs. Bogel is wearing a striped dress and a cameo pin; her daughters are wearing light-colored dresses. In the background to the left, there are some shelves and various indistinguishable items. According to related information, the people in the picture are, left to right, 1st row: Edward Lindsey (Speck) Bogel, Sarah Newton Bogel, William Woodworth Bogel, Genevieve (Hennie) Bogel (Mrs. Everett Collins); 2nd row: Augustus Julius (Gus) Bogel, William Woodworth Bogel, Jr., Jessie Bogel Hubbard Kirk, Amos Graves Bogel, and Gallitzen Newton (Gallie) Bogel. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40139/
[The Bogel Women]
In this photograph, three women are standing together in what appears to be a yard. The women on the ends are both wearing white dresses with lace; the woman in the middle is wearing a checkered dress. The woman to the far right is older and has a dark tie at her throat and is holding a white, lacy parasol. Behind them, there is a tree and some bushes and several buildings are visible in the background. The names "Jessie," "Aunt Hennie," and "Granny" are handwritten from left to right over the women. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says "Jessie Bogel Hubbard (Mrs. Harry J.), Genevieve (Hennie) Bogel, Sarah Newton Bogel (Mrs. W. W.), at Bogel residence, 220 W. Lincoln. Old Baptist Church in background. Tall chimney on Howell residence is still there. Circa 1913-1914." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40141/
[A boiler Wayne Cartledge used with the engine in Castolon]
A boiler Wayne Cartledge used with the engine in Castolon texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39570/
Boone Oliphant at Brite Headquarters
Photograph of Boone Oliphant at the Brite Ranch headquarters in 1918. He is on a horse. Other cowboys are on the ground behind him. Wagons are further in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87337/
Bootleggers
Photograph of bootleggers, most likely during prohibition. The Mexicans regularly smuggled sotol, a drink similar to tequila, across the border near the Big Bend area of West Texas. These men have a barrel and some bottles of alcohol on the ground next to them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87326/
Border Patrol
This paper describes a number of photographs of the early Border Patrol in Marfa, Texas. It was written by Ernest Villareal for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87672/
Border Patrol Car, Decorated for Parade
Photograph of a Border Patrol car that has been decorated for the Fourth of July parade in Marfa in 1928. Dorn (R) and Emmet Taylor (L) stand by the car. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87404/
Border Patrol Car, Decorated for Parade
Photograph of a Border Patrol car that has been decorated for the Fourth of July parade in Marfa in 1928. The baby is the son of Mrs. and Mr. Alvin Ogden at about 1 year in age. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87405/
Border Patrol Chief C.C. Courtney
Photograph of Chief C.C. Courtney standing outside wearing his Border Patrol uniform around 1930. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87403/
The Border Patrol, It's History and Organization in Marfa
Report by Mark Covington for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966. It tells the history of the U.S. Border Patrol in Marfa, Texas, why it was necessary and some of the laws governing immigration. There are stories about liquor and dope smuggling, wetbacks, and activities during WWII. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87684/
[Border Patrol Vehicle]
Photograph of a U. S. Border Patrol vehicle. There is a Border Patrol seal on the driver's side door. There are buses in the background that are used to transport illegal aliens back across the border. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88042/
Border Patrolmen and Smugglers
Photograph of U.S. Border Patrol Agents coming upon some smugglers in Presidio during prohibition. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87536/
Border Patrolmen and Smugglers
Photograph of U.S. Border Patrol Agents with Mexican men who were caught smuggling sotol across the border. Sotol is a liquor similar to tequila. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87544/
Border Patrolmen from Marfa, Texas
Photograph of the Border Patrolmen in Marfa, Texas. (L-R, top row): Charles P. Holmes, Ware Hord, William Schrader, Jesse Lee Blackwell, Charles Hayes, George Dennis and Shelley Barnes. (L-R, front row): John F. Harn, Miles Canal, Emmett Hunter, Jesse Hill, Alvin Ogden, Stanley Roberts and Earl Fallis. They are all in uniform and wear riding boots. These men patroled the border with Mexico on horseback with their bedrolls on the back. They often slept along the river. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87391/
Border Patrolmen on the Lookout for Wetbacks
Photograph of two border patrolmen looking out for wetbacks that would cross the river. They rode horses as they patroled the river. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87394/
Border Patrolmen Stopping a Group of Smugglers
Photograph of border patrolmen coming upon a group of smugglers by the river in Presidio. Fred Ritter is in the foreground. Smugglers brought sotol, a drink similar to tequila, across the border during US prohibition. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87401/
The Borunda Family
Report written for a Marfa High School history class by Paul Spitzer on December 7, 1970. The paper briefly tells the story of Carolina Palomo and Cipriano Borunda. Carolina ran the Old Borunda Cafe. It covers their childhoods, their relocation to Marfa with their families, their marriage, their businesses, and their deaths. It includes a hand-drawn family tree. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87665/
Borunda Family
Part of a Marfa High School research paper about the Borunda family. The page describes a photo of Albino and Andre Gonzales, sisters of Tonia Borunda. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87661/
Bottle Collection of George and Galen McCallum
Report by Galen McCallum about her collection of glass bottles.It gives a brief history of glass bottles, from individually blown glass bottles to manufactured bottles, descriptions of various bottles and some uses of glass bottles. Pages are included with descriptions of photos that were part of this report. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87688/
Branding a Calf
Photograph of Juan Morales, Oscar Wells, and Clint Holden branding a calf in a corral on the Brite Ranch in 1941. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87356/
[Branding calves at the McElroy or Y Ranch]
Branding on a roundup at the McElroy or Y Ranch. Several herds of cattle are in the background. Four men are in the foreground. Two seated men are securing a calf and a third man is standing above the calf with a branding iron. A fourth man is running from the scene. One of the men in the photo is Hugh Castleberry, brother of Hub Castleberry. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39594/
Branding Cattle at the Brite Ranch
Photographic postcard of cowboys branding cattle on the Brite Ranch in West Texas. It has the name "Bill Bailey" written on the back and it is addressed to Mr. C.E. Brite in Brite, Tex and it is postmarked September 1, 1921 in Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87338/
[Branding scene; rock corral in Big Bend]
This is an example of a cattle branding in the rock corral, in Big Bend. Four men are on the ground branding a steer. Two additional men are walking towards a small cattle herd in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39483/
[Brick Wall]
Photograph of an old brick wall with wooden framing where roof once was. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87931/
[Bridget Jordan]
Photograph of Anne Marie Jordan's mother, Bridget Jordan. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39730/
Brief Account of the Life of H.A. Coffield
Brief paper of Mayor Henry Allen Coffield, Mayor of Marfa, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39446/
The Brite Home in Marfa during Winter
Photograph of the Brite home in Marfa, Texas on a snowy day. The house is a two-story stucco home with a tile roof. Trees surround it as well as an iron fence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87307/
Brite Ranch Alfalfa Field
Photograph of people standing in an alfalfa field on the Brite Ranch. Names from L-R: Oscar Wells, Lee Trimble, Charlie Brite, Jim Cobb holding a baby, and Mrs. Jim Cobb. Others are unidentified. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87341/
Brite Ranch Hands in Marfa for Supplies
Photograph of men from the Brite Ranch in Marfa with supplies. They are by their truck. Shown (L-R): Mr. Wells, standing; Oscar Wells, on top; and Bob Ellison, by the fender. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87324/
Brite Ranch Headquarters and Fort
Photograph of the fort built by LC Brite after the Mexican raid on his ranch on Christmas Day in 1917. The Texas Rangers lived in the fort for several years after the raid. Behind the concrete fort are wooden buildings, fences, and a wooden wagon. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87346/
Brite Ranch Headquarters in the 1920s.
Panoramic photograph from the 1920s of the Brite Ranch headquarters. This was a 125,000 acre ranch in Presidio County in West Texas. The photo shows (L-R): the main house, the barn, the shed, the fort, and the store. A group of unidentified people stand near the house. This photo was included in a report by Andrew Wells for an American History class at Marfa High School on January 13, 1975. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87348/